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10/03/1952 Military coup is led by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba


Batista Revolt In Cuba (1952)

Fulgencio Batista was the former president of Cuba and later dictator, backed by the US. During another presidency race, he was in a distant third position. However, being backed by the army, he staged a coup and seized the power. Following this, he took control of the country as provisional president, after canceling the elections.
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    • 1933 coup 

    • First presidency (1940–1944) 

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    • Military coup and second presidency (1952–1959) 

    • Economy of Cuba 

    • Relationship with organized crime 

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    • Batista, Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution 

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